Educational Leadership (MSE)

Fordham University

12 months
1442 USD/credit
1442 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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This is an intensive one year master’s degree program in Educational Leadership (MSE)  at Fordham University consisting of intensive weekend courses (Friday afternoon/evening and all day Saturday) and full week Institutes (summer, etc.). Students participate in a full-year, clinically-rich internship beginning Day 1 at candidate’s home school.


About the program

Fordham University  Educational Leadership (MSE) Program was selected by the New York City Department of Education’s Leadership Office to be part of their Pathways to Leadership preparation programs. Members of the AMPEL Cohort will have opportunities to network with the NYCDOE Leadership Office and other leadership candidates from other partner programs.

The program focuses on standards-based learning aligned with ISLLC/ELCC Leadership Standards and NYSED standards for School Leaders. Students learn through theory and practice with problem/project-based learning, case studies, data analysis, examination of current trends and priorities such as instructional leadership and the common core standards, quality supervision and evaluation, simulations, readings, walk-throughs, internships and mentoring, etc.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Comprehensive Assessment Exam 
  • Critical Issues in Administration and Supervision
  • Fundamentals of Educational Administration and Management 
  • Fundamentals of Educational Supervision 
  • Instructional Leadership
  • Internship I and II 
  • Leading in a Diverse Society
  • Perspectives on Leadership 
  • Professional Development

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Have a minimum of two (2) years paid, full-time teaching/counseling experience;
  • Be a full time teacher/counselor in an elementary or secondary school;
  • Endorsement from current principal;
  • Meet the general requirements for admission to graduate study in the Graduate School of Education;
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills (written and oral);

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1442 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1442 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1442 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1442 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


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Educational Leadership (MSE)
Fordham University